Robert M. Riddle
Term: 1853 – 1854
The son of a judge, Riddle tried his hand as a storekeeper, banker, and finally editor of what became the Commercial Journal. With the help of his brother-in-law Judge Charles L. Schaler , volunteer fire companies, and former Mayor Barker, Riddle defeated Mayor Guthrie and served a single term as notable as business career.
No known likeness of Riddle has survived.